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The Cup of Death

1885 and 1911 Elihu Vedder Born: New York, New York 1836 Died: Rome, Italy 1923 oil on canvas 44 7/8 x 22 1/2 in. (113.9 x 57.0 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of William T. Evans 1912.3.3 Smithsonian American Art Museum
2nd Floor, East Wing


Keywords

Allegory - death

Fantasy - winged being

Landscape - celestial - moon

Landscape - time - night

Literature - Khayyam, Omar - Rubaiyat

painting

paint - oil

fabric - canvas